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Colorado Colleges Issue Letter to Representatives Concerning COVID-19

April 12th, 2020

The following letter was issued to Colorado representatives from Colorado colleges concerning the COVID-19 crisis and its effects on schooling: Dear Senators Bennet and Gardner and Representatives DeGette, Neguse, Tipton, Buck, Lamborn, Crow and Perlmutter, We write to express our appreciation for your leadership and support of higher education during these troubling times. We are grateful for your work to address the economic impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on our institutions, our students, our employees, as well as the local communities we serve.While we represent diverse institutions,... Read More

My First Week in an Airstream

August 16th, 2018

I’m having one of those days. You know. The ones where you wake up a week after making a really big life decision and you think, “Wait, what the fuck did I actually do?” Yep, one of those. In May, I made the decision to buy an Airstream as my place of residence. Technically, this is not a legal move. As you can imagine, the government doesn’t like it, which means the banks don’t like it. They can’t put you in a box when you live on the road. To be an American, you must associate yourself to an address, which on the larger scale, associates you to both a city and state so that you can... Read More

The Five Petitions You’ll Be Asked to Sign

June 29th, 2016

If you’ve spent any time in Boulder’s public spaces recently, the odds are that you’ve been asked to sign a petition. It’s understandable that on a stroll down Pearl Street, one might not want to interact with a stranger wielding a clipboard. What you might not realize is that you, as a registered Colorado voter, have the opportunity to directly influence your state’s legislation through the petition process. Colorado is one of 24 states to allow citizens to initiate a change through a public petition. While the process is understandably complicated, it offers the individual an enviable... Read More